5 Apr 2022
Cape Town, South Africa
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Southern Africa
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Wiehahn de Jager
Western Cape


We have a fantastic opportunity for an Investment Analyst to support our client’s activities in Africa. Our client works towards mitigating and building resilience to climate change, so it’s important that you only apply if your motivates align with their mission.

The person best suited for our client is someone who is invested in their work and takes pride in what they do, someone with outstanding intellectual and conceptual abilities and takes the time to ensure only the highest quality of outputs is produced. To apply, you will need an Honours degree in Finance or similar along with 3+ years of work experience within the investment banking or private equity sector. We want to see your proven track record of working in emerging markets in Africa! It is non-negotiable that you have robust financial modelling skills, the ability to plan and prioritise effectively, and can approach problem-solving in an analytical, pragmatic and creative manner. As the Investment Analyst, you will be responsible for coordinating input required for reports for investors and the board, preparing investment proposals for the investment committee, being the knowledge manager for the transaction database, carrying out and maintaining documentation management systems, and supporting transactors across all facets of activities and process life cycles.

If you are successful in your application, you will find yourself assisting with the growth of our client throughout Africa, so you don’t want to miss out! Apply now if you meet the requirements we’re looking for!

Education Requirements

  • Honours Finance degree or similar

Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years of work experience within investment banking or private equity


Your responsibilities include conducting research on energy markets across the region, carrying out due diligence work-streams, preparing investment proposals for the investment committee, overseeing processes associated with compliance, governance and internal approvals, and conducting financial analysis of potential financing structures.


  • Robust financial modelling skills
  • Superb project management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Financial acumen
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in French is highly beneficial
  • IT proficient
  • Results-driven

Who Is AltGen?

We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.

Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech

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